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Mayfest Calls for Volunteers
By Tourism Industry Partner
Tulsa, OK., February 8, 2011 – Organizers of 2011 Tulsa International Mayfest, taking place May 19-22 in the heart of beautiful downtown Tulsa, are seeking volunteers for the festival. Mayfest volunteers are vital to the festival’s success. Each year, volunteers log thousands of hours making the festival the nationally renowned event that it has become.
Both individual and corporate team volunteers are needed for the following categories: beverage sales, souvenir sales, Youth Art Gallery host, KidZone activities and artist relations. The festival needs around 800 volunteers over the four-day event. Volunteer shifts are approximately 3-4 hours each and volunteers are welcome to work one or more shifts throughout the festival.
Volunteers may visit www.tulsamayfest.org to download a volunteer application or contact Mayfest Volunteer Coordinator, Barbara Pendleton, at 918-951-1664. All volunteers will receive a $5 off coupon for official Mayfest merchandise. Volunteers will also receive a limited edition pin, featuring the 2011 poster art that is not available for purchase.
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Tulsa International Mayfest is a family friendly outdoor tribute to the arts and music created to promote a broader knowledge of and appreciation for arts and humanities among serious, as well as casual art lovers. More than 350,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event on May 19-22, 2011. For more information, visit www.tulsamayfest.org. Mayfest is presented by MidFirst Bank.
Contact: Heather Pingry